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Prizes given out for doctoral theses

The Department of Applied Physics awarded prizes to Miikka Heikkinen, Patrick Grahn, and Ville Maisi.

The Department of Applied Physics of the School of Science presented awards to the best doctoral dissertations of 2014 in a ceremony held in December. The winners were Miikka Heikkinen for his dissertation "Making a spin-difference in quantum gases”, Patrick Grahn for his dissertation “Theoretical Description and Design of Optical Nanomaterials”, and Ville Maisi for his dissertation “Andreev tunneling and quasiparticle excitations in mesoscopic normal metal - superconductor structures”.

This year's winners were selected by Professor Patrick Rinke. The prize is worth EUR 3,000.

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